Washington's Kennedy Center opened an unusual exhibition within the walls of its new art space, a collection of paintings by former president George W. Bush. The total of 66 oil paintings of military veterans will be displayed in the center this fall. Maxim Moskalkov has the story.
Hawaiian shirt day, doughnuts, shared sheet cake: There are a lot of ways to try to raise morale in the office. But Maxim Moskalkov visited some very special workspaces where workers know the best morale boost comes on four legs.
One person's trash is another person's treasure is Clarke Bedford's philosophy. The former museum conservator spent his first career overseeing art, but then decided to make his own. His palette, a world of leftovers. Maxim Moskalkov traveled to Hyattsville, Maryland, to meet with the artist.
An unusual regatta took place in Northern Virginia as thousands gathered in Reston to watch a cardboard boat race! More than 150 participants used duct tape, cardboard, their imagination and engineering skills to stay afloat as long as possible. Maxim Moskalkov went to Reston to watch the extraordinary regatta.
Imagine a giant green lawn that offers hammocks, lounging areas, refreshments and lawn games – a perfect summer place to unwind and enjoy the season. Now the National Building Museum in Washington has taken these summer vibes to a whole level in an unusual, new installation. Maxim Moskalkov has more.
After teaching high school math for years, Ginger Flesher-Sonnier decided she wanted a change. So she opened an adult funhouse of sorts known as an escape room, in which a group of people go into a special room and have to work as a team to solve a mystery within a set time period to "escape." But, Flesher-Sonnier transformed the challenge into a Hollywood-themed escape room. VOA's Maxim Moskalkov has more.